|Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 09 - Christian Einfeldt|
his is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues answering my question about whether a digital tipping point will come, and if so, what it might look like. I'm not truly sure what he says, but it is quite funny HOW he says it. At one point, I *think* he says that as humans get more familiar with open source software, we will soon be tweaking our computers with the same ease with which we work on motorcycles...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; Children and programming; DIY becoming more commonplace; traquitania; getting under the hood
|Digital Tipping Point: Jose Redrejo Rodriguez, creator of GNU/LinEx - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Jose L. Redrejo Rodriguez, who is a computer science professor in Extremadura, Spain, and the co-creator of GNU/LinEx, a user-friendly, native Spanish-Language distribution of GNU/Linux. Extremadura is a poor rural region of Spain, but the government of Extremadura has placed great emphasis on increasing literacy in the arts, science, and technology in Extrema...
Keywords: Extremadura; Spain, Extremadura; GNU/LinEx; Jose Redrejo; Redrejo, Jose; Porto Alegre, Brazil; Extremadura, as IT exporter; vendor support for open source, concerns about; Linux, and third party applications; Linux compatibility with Microsoft Windows; Competition between Linux biz hub and Microsoft biz hub; schools and open source; telecenters and open source; FISL conference; Squeak software; multimedia and Linux; children and programming